noun time available for ease and relaxation
- his job left him little leisure
noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
- he lacked the leisure for golf
, F. loisir
, orig., permission, fr. L. licere
to be permitted. See License
- Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time free from employment.
The desire of leisure is much more natural than of business and care.
Sir W. Temple.
- Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.
He sighed, and had no leisure more to say.
- Unemployed; as, leisure hours.
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